Class 43 HST

The Class 43 HST 'High Speed Train' is officially the fastest diesel locomotive in the world, with an absolute maximum speed of 148 mph (238 km/h), and a regular service speed of 125 mph (201 km/h). Now five decades old, the HST is in it's final year on the GWML, leaving Cross Country, Virgin and Midland Trains the only operators still to use them, other than the New Measurement Train. It is planned that Great Western Railways HST's will head to scotland...

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